L3 Outdoor Education
Teacher in Charge: Mr S. Blake
This course focuses on Outdoor Pursuits that are commonly found in the Wilderness, Adventure and Tourism Industry.
Practical tasks may include climbing, surfing, swimming, orienteering, low ropes, tramping and minor games. Assessment Standards focus on safety management strategies, leadership styles and devised strategies for physical activity.
The course is 100% internally assessed. This means students must be able to complete assessed tasks in the workbooks within a set timeframe. One internal assessment task is a practical performance task. Four internal assessments will require a written essay.
Required Prior Learning
Entry is dependent upon approval from Year 12 teacher and the approval of the HOD of Physical Education. Students will be encouraged to participate in the College swimming sports.
This course will be enhanced by attendance at the following activities: Surf Risk Management Camp - $110-$125, Adrenalin Forest Ropes Course - $40 Tough Guy / Tough Girl Challenge – Rotorua. Total $65. These costs are estimates and are subject to change. Each opportunity is not compulsory but is beneficial to the students.
Course Credit Information
This course is eligible for Course Endorsement.
This course is approved for University Entrance.
Total Credits Available: 19 credits.
Internally Assessed Credits: 19 credits.
Term: 2, Week: 7
Term: 2, Week: 6
Term: 3, Week: 4
Term: 1, Week: 10
Term: 3, Week: 2
Term: 4, Week: 1
Approved subject for University Entrance
Number of credits that can be used for overall endorsement: 19
Only students engaged in learning and achievement derived from Te Marautanga o Aotearoa are eligible to be awarded these subjects as part of the requirement for 14 credits in each of three subjects.